Modartt today announced the release of its new modeled piano authorized by Steingraeber & Söhne: the wonderful model E-272, which is also the highest-end instrument of the brand.
According to the magazine Le Monde de la Musique (Paris), ”it would be difficult to find a better piano to interpret Bach, Mozart and Beethoven works”. But the Steingraeber E-272 is also a magnificent instrument for the 20th and 21st century repertoire, and many pianists consider it as one of the most distinctive and remarkable pianos on the market today.
With the E-272, Modartt offers one of the finest instruments ever modeled. It reproduces all the sound richness of the original model in all its details and particularities that make it a unique instrument. The Steingraeber E-272 grand piano is now available as an add-on for Pianoteq 6.2 and later at https://www.pianoteq.com/steingraeber
About Steingraeber & Söhne
Founded by Eduard Steingräber in 1852 in Bayreuth, musical city par excellence, the famous German piano factory Steingräber & Söhne ranks among the best in the world. Renowned pianists who have performed on Steingräber pianos include Richard Wagner, Franz Liszt, Richard Strauss, Daniel Barenboim, James Levine, Alfred Brendel, Marc-André Hamelin, Wilhelm Kempff, Cyprien Katsaris, and many more.
Steingräber & Söhne was, throughout the 19th century, the largest Bavarian pianos factory and personal supplier of the Royal House of Bavaria. Richard Wagner, who moved to Bayreuth in 1872, made his first order for an upright piano in 1876, and later, Steingräber became the official supplier of the Wagner family as well as the Wagner Festival.
In 1873, Franz Liszt also bought a grand piano, now conserved in the Steingräber House, in the Rococo Room where he loved to give recitals.
Today, Udo-Schmidt Steingräber, the current director of the six-generation family company, ensures that the brand’s reputation stays sparkling and continues to flourish beyond generations of passionate musicians. Steingräber & Söhne continues to distinguish itself by its particular dedication to the quality of sound and its infinite nuances, as well as the exclusively handcrafted manufacture and the requirement of the choice of materials.
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